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Heave’s Over: Our favorite albums

Kanye West

Welcome to part one of Heave’s Over, our set of staff list pieces leading up to our final day of publication on Friday. Today, our staff gives lists of their top 10 all-time favorite albums. Remember: these are all-time favorites, not “best album” lists or whatever. Also, titles aren’t italicized because otherwise everything would be in the font you’re reading now.

Priyu Kulkarni

1) The Stooges – Fun House
2) Black Sabbath – Paranoid
3) Three 6 Mafia – Smoked Out Loced Out
4) OutKast – Aquemini
5) Nas – Illmatic
6) Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
7) Mobb Deep – The Infamous
8 ) Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
9) Happy Mondays – Pills Thrills N Bellyaches
10) Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

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Marissa Morales

1) Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
2) Arctic Monkeys – AM
3) Bloc Party – A Weekend In The City
4) Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
5) Fall Out Boy – From Under The Cork Tree
6) The Clash – London Calling
7) Jay Z – The Black Album
8 ) Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
9) Muse – Absolution
10) Little Mix – Salute

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Chris Osterndorf

(in chronological order)

1) The Beatles – Revolver
2) Michael Jackson – Thriller
3) The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die
4) Jay Z – The Blueprint
5) Queens of the Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf
6) LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver
7) Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III
8 ) La Roux – La Roux
9) Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
10) Haim – Days Are Gone

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Will Schneider

1) The Strokes – Is This It
2) Radiohead – OK Computer
3) Coldplay – Parachutes
4) The Beatles – Rubber Soul
5) Nirvana – Nevermind
6) Kings of Leon – Because Of The Times
7) Pixies – Doolittle
8 ) Daft Punk – Discovery
9) Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
10) Beck – Guero

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Frank Macarthy

1) The Clash – London Calling
2) Led Zeppelin – Zeppelin I
3) Green Day – Dookie
4) Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
5) Dr. Dre – The Chronic 2001
6) Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble – Couldn’t Stand The Weather
7) The Replacements – Let It Be
8 ) Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run
9) Dinosaur Jr. – Green Mind
10) Death Grips – Ex-Military

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Dominick Suzanne-Mayer

1) Against Me! – Searching For A Former Clarity
2) Bomb The Music Industry! – To Leave Or Die In Long Island
3) Titus Andronicus – The Monitor
4) The National – Boxer
5) Andrew Jackson Jihad – People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People In The World
6) Say Anything – …Is A Real Boy
7) A Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders
8 ) Why? – Alopecia
9) The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
10) Explosions in the Sky – The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place